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Picnic Gallery

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Picnic, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham Featured Print

Picnic, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham

Picnic, c1950. Shirley Markham (1931-1999) studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central School of Art in London from 1950-1952. The writer, artist, poet, and illustrator Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was one of her tutors, and her style of drawing was also influenced by other British illustrators such as Edward Ardizzone, Quentin Blake and Edward Bawden. Markham spent time in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy, and also visited Rome, sketching classical buildings. After graduating from Central, she worked as a graphic designer, producing book illustrations, cartoons for comics, menus and programmes. She gave up her promising career however when she got married in 1957. Middle-class women at that time were expected to devote their energies to bringing up children and running the home, and despite her obvious talent, she lacked the confidence to return to illustration. Her portfolio remained in the family attic for many years, but now her work is published here for the first time

© Shirley Markham Collection / Heritage-Images

Matlock Bath, 1898. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Matlock Bath, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Matlock Bath, 1898. Matlock Bath, village in the Peak District of Derbyshire, a spa town which thrives on tourism, development has been restricted due to steep hillsides. From "Our Own Country, Volume II". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

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A Victorian Picnic, c1860, (1944). Creator: Unknown Featured Print

A Victorian Picnic, c1860, (1944). Creator: Unknown

A Victorian Picnic, c1860, (1944). A family having an al fresco meal. As the women recline, their full skirts reveal their bloomers underneath - a comment on the Victorian crinoline. From "The English At Table", by John Hampson. [William Collins, London, 1944]

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